Ryan’s bachelor party

Ryan’s bachelor party

Fun weekend up near Lake Nacimiento to celebrate Ryan and his upcoming wedding. Lots of guns, food, drink and stories around the fire.  Click here for more bachelor party photos…   (Also check out these old photos of Ryan when he turned 21 and this portrait from...
Joshua Tree camping with kids #4

Joshua Tree camping with kids #4

The 4th annual kids ‘n dads camping trip to Joshua Tree was a blast!  It was Stella’s first year and she rocked it! As in years past we left early and spent the first night at the historic Harmony Motel  where U2 stayed while shooting photos for the Joshua...
Lifesize giant Angry Birds slingshot.

Lifesize giant Angry Birds slingshot.

I built a giant Angry Birds catapult for our Joshua Tree camping trip this year.  The kids had a blast pelting one another with the Angry Birds and there were almost no casualties 🙂 Below are some videos of the Angry Birds in action and you can see a slideshow of...
Silver spoon herb garden markers…

Silver spoon herb garden markers…

  I made a set of herb markers for Janice and Paul’s garden with some old silver spoons… These are easy to make, you can get silver spoons for a few bucks each at an antique store. DIY: 1) Flatten spoon with rubber mallet. 2) Flatten / texture stem with...
Joe Curren Art!

Joe Curren Art!

  Ever since I saw some of Joe Curren’s framed photos at a gallery in Laguna Beach a few years ago I have wanted to get my hands on one! Somewhere along the way I must have mentioned this to Chris Orwig who just gave me, not just any, but THE Joe Curren framed...